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Holland America Line Zaandam Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Holland America Line
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6 Holland America Line Zaandam Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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9 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Great Ship and Cruise, but...


This was a cruise my wife and I took from Vancouver to Seward. We took a five day Carnival cruise 3 weeks ago so I'll make some comparisons. In most ways, this cruise was superior to the Carnival cruise which ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Cruise on Zandaam - Alaskan Adventure

We did a land sea tour to Denali followed by the cruise through Glacier Bay to Vancouver stopping at various ports on the way. We booked all our tours through HAL. The embarkation was a breeze. Quick friendly and ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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Scouty 58

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Alaska

First time we have sailed on HAL. We did the Denali land tour prior to cruising- it was a great experience. Stunning and beautiful scenery with lots of wildlife viewing. Embarkation was fast-less than 10 minutes. ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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1 Review Written

First time on Zaadam

My husband and I have cruised 8 times, three on Holland America. This was our first time on the Zaadam, a smaller ship than we are used to. First of all, I want to share a great tip that I got off of Pinterest. ...
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Sail Date January 2013

chunkylover43 avatar


5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Whales and Eagles! Oh my!

We had heard that the quality of HAL was diminishing but such was not the case on our seven day cruise to Alaska. Service is still top notch and unobtrusive.  Food quality is still very good. Holland America offers ...
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Sail Date May 2009

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Ken the cruiser

7 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Antarctica was great but HAL cruise was so-so

This cruise was everything we expected and more! Great ports of call, 4 days cruising in Antarctica waters where we saw bunches of penguins, sea lions, whales and a wide variety of birds. Onboard, they offered great ...
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Sail Date January 2018

Zaandam Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Value For Money4.03.7
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